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Romantic oceanfront lodging and dining on the Mendocino Coast

Our menu also features nightly specials from the freshest available ingredients.

Starters
Seafood Chowder
caramelized bacon, sherry wine, fresh seafood, clams, mussels & shrimp with red potatoes & fresh dill, garlic crouton garnish
$ 11.00
Point Reyes Blue Cheese Salad
crisp greens tossed with spicy walnuts, in a dried cherry, shallot & red wine vinaigrette, garnished with sliced Asian pears & crisp leeks *
$ 12.00
Tossed Green Salad
organic greens tossed with tender beets & toasted pumpkin seeds with a tangy mango & rice wine vinaigrette, Asian pear & crisp leek garnish *
$ 11.00
Roasted Garlic Caesar Salad
crisp romaine lettuce tossed with homemade croutons, freshly grated Parmesan cheese & zesty garlic dressing
$ 12.00
add two grilled prawns $17
Warm Spinach & Strawberry Salad
Rosa’s local organic spinach tossed with caramelized bacon, sweet red onions & strawberries in a sweet balsamic vinaigrette, topped with feta cheese
$ 15.50
Steamed Shellfish
Prince Edward Island mussels, Manila clams & tender rock shrimp with caramelized bacon, brandy & lemon, finished with a touch of cream & fresh basil *
$ 17.00
Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell
Half dozen Fanny Bay oysters served chilled with two sauces: a spicy & tangy relish of cucumber, ginger & jalapeño & a fire-roasted red bell pepper cocktail sauce *
$ 16.00
Main Courses
Orecchiette Pasta
a medley of domestic & wild mushrooms & caramelized onions sautéed in olive oil & finished with a sundried tomato & basil pesto cream sauce, with shaved Asiago cheese
$ 19.50
Italian-Style Ricotta Cheese Gnocchi
rich “dumplings” tossed with house-smoked salmon, garlic & vine-ripened tomatoes in a white wine, tomato & Parmesan cheese cream sauce
$ 23.50
A.R.I. Cheeseburger
choice Angus beef grilled to order with a freshly baked bun, Monterey Jack & Cheddar cheeses, choose a tossed side salad or a cup of soup
$ 16.00
Bouillabaisse
Manila clams, Prince Edward Island mussels, fresh seafood, rock shrimp & bay scallops, in an aromatic saffron, tomato & fennel broth, with caramelized leeks, white wine & garlic, served with crostini & drizzled with fire-roasted red bell pepper rouille
$ 28.50
Lime & Ginger Grilled Prawns
Sweet jumbo shrimp marinated & basted on the grill with lime, ginger, garlic & soy, sauced with a tangy cilantro-lime butter & served with steamed coconut jasmine rice & caramelized beets. *
$ 29.50
Pan-Roasted Seaonal White Fish
fresh Pacific fillet, seared golden & topped with caramelized onions, red bell pepper & fennel, finished with white wine, sweet butter & fresh basil, served with roasted fingerling potatoes & Maui onions
Market Price
Oven-Braised Chicken Madeira
“Mary’s” all natural chicken, pan-seared & finished in the oven with wild mushrooms, carrots, onions, garlic & Madeira wine, served with garlic-mashed red potatoes & fresh asparagus
$ 26.50
Grilled Filet Mignon
Certified choice beef gratinéed with bacon & Bavarian Camozola cheese, sauced with a mushroom, brandy & shallot demi-glace, served with garlic-mashed red potatoes, & sautéed vegetable medley
$ 34.50
...add three grilled prawns $41.50

“Best United States Wine List Award”

-Restaurant Hospitality Magazine

"...step out on your private deck and take in one of the most outstanding blufftop views of the Mendocino Coast."

-Sunset Magazine

"The Albion River Inn has the best views and the best chef - Stephen Smith - between San Francisco and Seattle."

-Men's Journal

“Mark Bowery's wine and spirits list...is the kind of list that a wine lover instantly recognizes as having been chosen by another wine lover-and it extends 28 pages...”

-Departures Magazine

“Most Romantic”

-Karen Brown's 2009 Readers' Choice Awards

“You'll wine and dine unforgettably from Chef Stephen Smith's superbly prepared menu and the award winning wine list.”

-Wine Spectator

 

"Million-dollar views, a fireplace and piano music make for magical evenings at this Californian refuge overlooking the misty cliffs of Albion, where superior food and unrushed service delight diners."

-Zagat Survey

“The wine list...is first-rate...an ideal oceanfront destination.”

-Diversion Magazine